For<Sale. BAR Framed B1?E HIVES. T. A. Gates, Saunders’ Buildings. 828 g WantedT WANTED, a General SERVANT. Apply at once to Guardian office or to Mrs. M'Kcllar Wix, St. Leonards, Seafield. 470c-8(15g ANTED KNOWN— 9 hat 0. Haw- , T kins, thoTinwald Bootmaker, has REMOVED to premises Opposite the Timvald Post Office, where he is still open to Sell first-class Boots and Shoes at his usual Cheap Rates. All kinds of Boots Made and Repaired. 805g—417c WANTED SPLIT, in the Alford Forest, 300 Cords of Firewood, 2,000 Posts and Rails, and 10,000 Stakes. All black birch. Apply to P. TISCH, 880 g Ashburton Forks. Public Notices. NOTICE. IMPOUNDED, at the Mount Somers Pound, on the 15th day of May, 1880, as undermentioned. If not claimed on or before the 30th day of May, 1880, will be sold to defray expenses. From James M‘Kenzie’s farm, at the forks of the Hinds, one bay gelding HACK, shod all round ; branded like WH on near shoulder, not distinct. B. CLARK, Poundkeeper. Mount Somers, May 21st, 1880. 886 g R. NEW ZEALAND RAILWAYS. (Christchurch Section.) ALTERATION OF TIME TABLE—RAKAIA AND ASHBURTON FORKS RAILWAY. ON and AFTER MONDAY, May 24th, trains will leave Methven for, Rakaia at 8.20 a.m. and 4. 30 p. ra., and Rakaia for Methven at 10.30 a.m. and 7.35 p.m., instead of as per present time tabic. «‘ I ' v PREDK. BACK;: General Manager. General Manager’s Office, Christchurch, May 22nd, 1880. 885 g SLAUGHTER LICENSE. I HEREBY give notice ihat I intend to apply for a Slaughtering License for R. S. 20905, for large a;ul small cattle at the County Council meeting, on the 2nd day of J une next, jy J. STANLEY BRUCE. Wakanui, May 4th’,,,a880. 809 g "no^icr AFTER this date the sitting of the Resident Magistrate’s Court, South Rakaia, will be held on the second THURSDAY in each month at 11 a.m. By order, A. MAKEIG, 878 g Clerk of Court. NOTICE. ACCOUNTS RE WESTERFIELD. HAVING disposed of the Westerfield Estate, ALL CLAIMS against the Estate must be sent in by the 31sfc day of MAY, for settlement, otherwise they will not bo recognised. Addressed to J. Davison, Wcsterfield. E. C REED. May 4th, 1880. 410c-S2sg DISSOLUTION OF PARTN RSHIP. •ATOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the PARTNERSHIP hitherto existing between Messrs. Cosgrave ami Murray, trading together as Blacksmiths, Mount Somers, is hereby DISSOLVED by mutual consent. Dated this 4th day of May, 1880. EDWARD COSGRAVE. 8190 JOHN MURRAY. ASHBURTON HIGH SCHOOL BOARD. rjIENDERS arc invited for FENCING X the Ashburton High School site. Plans and specifications can be seen at the County Council’s Offices, Ashburton. By order, E. MAIN WARING, Secretary. Ashburton, May 17, 1880. BGOg ASHBURTON STEEPLECHASE MEETING. SATURDAY, MAY 29th, 1880 List of Officers : iesident : E. G. Wright, Esq., M.H.R. Fice -President : W, C. Walker, Esq. Stewards : ■. Hay T. Smith | Mr. J. Hunt ■. John Carter Mr. E. Saunders ■. L,. E. Corsbie Mr. A. McLean -. R. Friedlander Mr. E. S. Coster -. Neil M‘Lean | Dr. Ross Judge : Mr. M. Stitt. Starter : Mr. John Carter .ERK OF THE Course : Mr. E. oaUlldfi''. .erkoftiieScai.es: Mr. E. F. Wright. Hon. Secretary : Mr. J. Wilkie. Hon. Treasurer : Mr. C. C. Rooks. Handicaiter : Mr. H. P. Lance. first race to start at 12.30 r.M. 1. Ashburton Handicap Steeplechase, of 40 sovs., added to a sweepstakes of 2 sovs. each for acceptors ; over about 3 miles of fair hunting country; nomination 2 sovs. 2. District Handicap of 20 sovs., added to a sweep of 2 sovs. for acceptors ; 2 miles ; nomination 1 sov., for district horses only. 3. The Wakanui Stakes, of 20 sovs.; weight for age ; open to all horses ; 2 miles ; entrance 1 sov. 4. Farmers’ Steepechasb, of 15 sovs.; about U- miles ; weight for age ; entrance 1 sov.; for district horses only. 5. Hack Steeplechase, of 5 sovs.; 1 mile ; catch weights ; entrance 1 sov.; for district horses only. Rules and Regulations ; The N.Z. Grand National Rules strictly adhered to, except where specified. A district horse shall mean a horse commonly resident in the County since March Ist, 1880, and the bona, fide property of the owner ; and “ owner ” shall mean a person or persons commonly resident in the County of Ashburton not less than six months previous to this meeting. The decision of the Stewards on all disputed points shall he final. No protest will be received unless 2 sovs. he deposited, which shall be forfeited if the protest be considered frivolous. Nominations for the Handicaps to be sent to the Secretary at Quill’s Hotel not later than 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 20th. Weights will be declared on Tuesday, May 25th. Acceptances on night of general entry, Wednesday, May 2Gth, at 8 p.m. All entries to state age, color, and name of the horse, and the colors of the rider. JAMES WILKIE, Hon. Sec. Ashburton Steeplechawa.
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